Conferva pusilla Rabenhorst 1846: 114
Published in: Rabenhorst, G.L. (1846 '1847'). Deutschlands Kryptogamen-Flora oder Handbuch zur Bestimmung der kryptogamischen Gewächse Deutschlands, der Schweiz, des Lombardisch-Venetianischen Königreichs und Istriens. Zweiter Band. Zweite Abteilung: Algen. pp. [ii]-xix, [xx, err.], -200, -216, index. Leipzig: Verlag von Eduard Kummer.
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Aegagropila linnaei Kützing
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very small (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Type locality: Lago Maggiore [Italy/Switzerland] (Hoek 1963: 51). Isotype: Rabenhorst 166 (L) (Hoek 1963: 51).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Hoek, C. van den (1963). Revision of the European species of Cladophora. pp. [i]-vii, -248, 1 fig., 55 pls, 18 maps. Leiden: E.J. Brill.
Created: 15 April 2003 by Elizabeth Moran
Verified by: 08 March 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 April 2019.